The World Sports University and the Judo Union of Asia Academy Collaborate to Upskill Asian Judo Event Organizers in Hong Kong

Hong Kong, April 25th, 2024 - The World Sports University (WSU) and the Judo Union of Asia (JUA) Academy joined forces to host a specialized training program and certification exam for judo event organizers from April 18th to 23rd, 2024 in Hong Kong.

 

The comprehensive course, which was attended by event organizers and technical personnel from China, South Korea, Vietnam, Cambodia, India, the Philippines, Nepal, Hong Kong, Macau, and other Asian countries, focused primarily on IT-based event management. The curriculum provided in-depth training on the use of the JUA's dedicated competition management software, including the high-definition video replay system utilized by the officials.

 

After two days of theoretical instruction, the participants were given the opportunity to put their newfound knowledge into practice by assisting in the organization of the 2024 Asian Judo Championships, which was held concurrently. Professor Che Kuong Hon, the President of the World Sports University and the Sports Director of the 2024 Asian Judo Championships, personally visited the event to provide the trainees with valuable insights and guidance on the intricacies and importance of effective event management.

"By immersing the participants in the actual organization of the Asian Judo Championships, we aimed to provide them with a comprehensive, hands-on experience," explained Professor Che. "From draw management and athlete check-in to timing, scoring, and video replay system operation, the trainees were able to directly interact with athletes and coaches, gaining a deep understanding of the procedural rigor required for successful judo event organization."

 

Upon completing the program and passing the certification exam, the participants will be equipped with the necessary skills and knowledge to contribute to the efficient and effective management of judo events across Asia. The World Sports University and the JUA Academy plan to continue their collaborative efforts, offering various training programs to further enhance the theoretical and practical expertise of judo athletes, coaches, officials, event organizers, and IT professionals.

 

"This joint initiative between the WSU and the JUA Academy is a testament to our shared commitment to the continuous development and professionalization of judo in Asia," said Mr. AL-ANZI Obaid, the President of the Judo Union of Asia. "By empowering event organizers with the latest tools and techniques, we are ensuring that judo competitions across the continent are delivered to the highest standards, providing our athletes with the optimal stage to showcase their talents."

The successful completion of the event organization training program and certification exam in Hong Kong marks a significant milestone in the ongoing collaboration between the World Sports University and the Judo Union of Asia. As the Asian judo community looks towards the future, this partnership will continue to play a pivotal role in elevating the sport's operational excellence and fostering the continued growth and success of judo throughout the region.

World Sports University (WSU) Triumphs at the Inaugural Macau Guandan (Trick-taking Card Game) Global Invitational Tournament - Wynn Cup Team Event Champions

In a bid to showcase Chinese culture and foster global Chinese connections and exchanges, Wynn Palace hosted the first-ever Macau Guandan (Trick-taking Card Game) Global Invitational Tournament, known as the Wynn Cup, from April 22nd to 24th. The tournament concluded on April 24th with a grand awards ceremony held at Wynn Palace.

Prior to the ceremony, Wynn doubled the prize money, increasing it from 500,000 RMB to a whopping 1 million RMB in cash rewards along with an additional 500,000 RMB worth of prizes. All the prize money was distributed on-site! This highly anticipated sporting event in Macau delivered a remarkable and captivating experience for both local Macau residents and the global Chinese community. Simultaneously, the tournament featured the "Global Chinese Summit Forum," aimed at promoting communication and cooperation among global Chinese participants, while exploring new prospects for future development.

 

The event attracted entrepreneur teams from around the world, alongside numerous celebrities, and world champions, who added luster to the tournament and cheered on the global Chinese community. With a prize pool of millions in cash and prizes, the tournament aimed to popularize and develop the game of Guandan, encouraging greater participation and allowing more individuals to experience its allure. The tournament was globally livestreamed on the iQiyi online platform.

 

As the official organizer and recruiting unit of the tournament, World Sports University (WSU), the Hainan World Sports Culture Development Co., Ltd., in collaboration with the GAWSF Guandan Sports Committee and World Sports University, joined hands with various local and international chambers of commerce, sports academies, and Guandan clubs to form the "WSU Team" for participation. The team established a command center led by Mr. Che Kuong Hon, the Chairman of the Executive Committee of the GAWSF and President of World Sports University, with team leader Mr. Wang Bin, a member of theGAWSF Guandan Sports Committee. Through extensive recruitment and recommendations from the WSU team leaders and coaching staff, eight players were selected to represent the "WSU Team" in the tournament. The team ultimately emerged as the champions of the team event, securing impressive rankings in the doubles event with second, fifth, and ninth places. The total prize won by the team amounted to nearly 300,000 RMB.

Moving forward, the WSU Team will continue to select high-profile tournaments to further refine their skills. They will gradually gain experience through a series of tournaments, including the Boao, Dubai, Beijing, Shanghai, Guangdong, and Jiangsu stations, establishing a scoring system and certification process to promote standardized and efficient operations, as well as the growth and strength of the team.

JETI's first issue for the year 2024 has been successfully published

The Journal of Educational Technology and Innovation, published by the World Sports University Press, has successfully released its first issue for the year 2024 on March 31, 2024.

This issue features six high-quality English academic papers focusing on educational innovation, which have reached international standards:

 

1. Exploring the Dual Subjectivity of Kindergarten's Self-made Play and Teaching Aids Activities from the Perspective of Children's Play Development in China

2. Improving innovation and entrepreneurship education in higher institutions: the impact of “Mass Entrepreneurship and Innovation” education on undergraduates’ entrepreneurial intentions

3. A Study of a Moral Dilemma Stories Teaching Model Focusing on the Development of Higher-Order Thinking ——"Synthetic polymers" as an example

2. Improving innovation and entrepreneurship education in higher institutions: the impact of “Mass Entrepreneurship and Innovation” education on undergraduates’ entrepreneurial intentions

3. A Study of a Moral Dilemma Stories Teaching Model Focusing on the Development of Higher-Order Thinking ——"Synthetic polymers" as an example

4. Research on Localized English Education for Transnational Left-behind Children in the Context of English Global Localization: A Case Study of Wenzhou Overseas Chinese Hometown

5. Strategies for Video Producers to Tell Their Good Stories Under the 5W Model of Communication

6. Teaching Design of the Junior High School English Reading for Deep Learning

GAWSF Delegation Visits Jiangxi University of Traditional Chinese Medicine to Discuss Cooperation

On May 13, 2024, Dr. Che Kuong Hong, the Chairman of the General Association of World Sports Federations (GAWSF) Executive Committee and President of the World Sports University, along with a delegation from GAWSF, visited the School of Traditional Chinese Medicine at Jiangxi University of Traditional Chinese Medicine to discuss cooperation. The delegation was warmly received by Liu Qian, Vice President of Jiangxi University of Traditional Chinese Medicine, as well as leaders from the International Education College, International Cooperation Office, and the School of Traditional Chinese Medicine.

During the visit, Professor Zhang Wenchun from the Institute of Qigong Science at Jiangxi University of Traditional Chinese Medicine introduced the organization structure, research directions, and significant achievements of the institute. He emphasized that Qigong, as an important component of traditional Chinese medicine, has a rich theoretical foundation and practical experience, offering unique advantages in promoting human health and disease prevention.

The delegation had the opportunity to tour the various laboratories of the Institute of Qigong Science, where Professor Zhang introduced the specialized Qigong equipment and apparatus used to regulate the body's energy flow through techniques such as intention, movement, and virtual reality. These methods aim to achieve the goals of disease treatment and health preservation. Professor Zhang also shared the latest research achievements and cutting-edge technologies in the modern scientific study of Qigong, providing a deeper understanding of the principles, practical applications, and advancements in Qigong within the context of modern scientific research.

Following the tour, the GAWSF delegation engaged in a discussion and exchange with leaders from the International Education College, International Cooperation Office, and the School of Traditional Chinese Medicine at Jiangxi University of Traditional Chinese Medicine. Both parties had in-depth conversations regarding cooperation negotiations, mutual empowerment, and project collaboration. They reached a consensus to establish a strategic partnership, with the aim of jointly promoting the popularization and application of Qigong in a global context, as well as conducting relevant training and educational activities.

Dr. Che Kuong Hong expressed his hope to leverage the professional advantages of Jiangxi University of Traditional Chinese Medicine in the field of Qigong and jointly establish a platform for the international development of Qigong in Macau. Simultaneously, Jiangxi University of Traditional Chinese Medicine expressed its willingness to collaborate with GAWSF in promoting the exchange and cooperation of Qigong on the international stage.

A preliminary cooperation agreement was reached between GAWSF and Jiangxi University of Traditional Chinese Medicine, injecting new vitality into the international development of Qigong. Both parties expressed their commitment to strengthening communication and collaboration, jointly promoting the prosperous development of the Qigong health preservation cause, and contributing wisdom and strength to the strategies of "Healthy China" and "Cultural Strength."

President of World Sports University visited Suzhou University and Suzhou City College

Professor CHE Kuong Hon, Chairman of the GAWSF and President of World Sports University, together with a WSU delegation visited the School of Physical Education of Soochow University and Suzhou City College on February 21, 2024. The WSU delegation was well received by Professor Zhou Gao, former member of the Standing Committee of the Party Committee of Soochow University and Vice President of Suzhou City University; Professor Wang Jiahong, former assistant to the president of Soochow University and executive director of Jiangsu Institute of Sports, Health and Wellness Industry; Professor Tao Yuliu, dean of the School of Physical Education of Soochow University; Professor Zhang Dazhi, deputy director of the School of Physical Education of Soochow University, director of the China Guandan Research Institute; Dr. Li Dansheng of the Academy of Sciences of China Social College; Chen Jie, the full-time president of the Suzhou Guandan Sports Association, the meeting between both parties was very fruitful.